Tag Archives: Nikola Tesla

Long Distance AC Inaugurated

How often do we think about the electrical power we use each day in our lives?  We flip on lights, charge our devices, control the heating and cooling of our homes and businesses, and so much more with electricity. The … Continue reading

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Pushing The Envelope

During a lull in our conversation, I smiled at Jorge in a mischievous way and asked, “So, have you read any good books lately?” “As a matter of fact, I finally got around to reading that biography of Elon Musk … Continue reading

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Oddballs

Sam, is one of the least conventional people I’ve ever met; and I’ve met many odd characters.  He grew up in Des Moines, Iowa and is very proud of that fact.  Sam loves that his childhood town has a French … Continue reading

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Creative Energy

Jorge smiles or chuckles whenever he hears me utter the phrase, “creative energy”.  I’ve explained to him that it’s one of those terms I used many years ago when I was heavily into the New Age movement.  Rather than stating … Continue reading

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The Tungaska Event

People enjoy complicated, mysterious explanations of why and how things happen.  In a more reasonable way of seeing a phenomenon, is in the use of Occam’s Razor.  That is, a scientist or person should first try simpler hypotheses before advancing … Continue reading

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Nikola Tesla Day

I woke up this morning and shut off the alarm before its scheduled chirp ten minutes later.  I flicked on a lamp then padded out to run my electric shaver over my neck and upper cheeks.  I turned down the … Continue reading

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